Johnson, Steven

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Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

Johnson, as in his previous works, digs into his subject to highlight new connections and interrelated facts that produce fascinating and sometimes unexpected insights. A smoothly written book of medical wonder that pays specific attention to racial disparities in health care.

Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History’s First Global Manhunt

Consummate popular history: fast-paced, intelligent, and entertaining.


Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

Highly recommended for all public libraries.—Gretchen Pruett, New Braunfels P.L., TX

Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

An engaging survey full of unexpected connections that readers of a historical or sociological bent will find particularly riveting.

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